Peabody are looking for an experienced part-time (18.75 hrs per week), Team Manager on Fixed-Term Contract until the end of March 2022, at our Chelmsford vulnerable families and single people’s homeless services. Offered as a secondment opportunity for current Peabody employees.
As a pro-active, assertive manager you will motivate, develop and coach staff to provide excellent quality support to our customers, plus, in partnership with Housing Management Teams ensure our customers have access to good quality, safe and secure accommodation.
You will be compassionate with excellent communication skills; able to positively respond to and implement change and possess a natural talent in building excellent partnerships with both your staff and a range of community partners including housing teams.
As a natural problem solver, you will identify and implement improvements to service delivery and will possess excellent knowledge and understanding of the issues facing single homeless people and vulnerable families including housing management practices and housing/tenancy law. You will inspire innovation within services to help support our customer’s positive journeys to settled housing and independence.
A flexible, fair and consistent attitude is required, including high-quality staff management, organisational and report writing/Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting skills. You are able to positively represent us organisationally and champion safeguarding and equality and diversity.
Motivation, dedication, compassion and the ability to do what is right are key attributes of yours.
Due to our locations drivers are required for these roles with their own mode of transport.
Some evening/weekend working may be required and involvement in our on-call rota is essential (which will include an extra payment).
Working days/times flexible and to be discussed at interview.
For more information, please call the hiring manager Claire on: 07534 223059.
Should a suitable candidate be appointed, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.
Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.